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Jay Leno coming to Rivers Casino

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
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Courtesy Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
Comedian Jay Leno will bring his act on Sept. 19 to the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh’s Event Center.
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Courtesy Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
Comedian Jay Leno will bring his act on Sept. 19 to the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh’s Event Center.

Comedian and late night television show host Jay Leno will bring his act on Sept. 19 to the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh’s Event Center this fall.

The award winning funnyman and late night television host has earned the highest consecutive ratings, two Emmy Awards, a TV Guide Award, an induction into the Television Academy’s Broadcast Hall of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

“Jay Leno is a legendary comedian and a timeless performer,” said Shannon Redmond, vice president of marketing at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh in a statement. “We’re honored to welcome him to The Event Center stage.”

Before establishing his own late night show, Leno was an exclusive guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” since 1987; he also made frequent appearances on “Late Night with David Letterman.”

He is also host and executive producer of CNBC’s “Jay Leno’s Garage,” and former host of “The Tonight Show.”

Tickets for the Sept. 19 show start at $49 and can be purchased in the Rivers Casino Gift Shop or at RiversCasino.com.

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact JoAnne at 412-320-7889, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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